This book provides an entry point for anyone interested in building a layout.
Whether you are just starting or building an advanced layout with a smaller plan, this book has something for you. Here there are 27 detailed track plans for layouts in HO and N--and even one in O scale. These plans range from tabletop to around the walls shelving. There is also and introductory section outlining basic hobby fundamentals including benchwork, track, wiring, and scenery.
You will even find info on appropriate scenery, operating tips and techniques, and background info on appropriate eras and techniques.